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September 22, 2014

Culture Days: ArtsVote & Tarot l BreakOut West: Party & The Pyramid l The Wooden Sky l The Street Store l Larissa Peck: Decaf Coffee Dates l Viscount Gort Hotel: Thanksgiving Dinner Buffets, MS Connect Conference, Showing Up Cancer Gala

Culture Days
September 26 at noon
Muriel Richardson Auditorium at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard

ArtsVote Winnipeg: Mayoral Forum
An animated conversation about the cultural future of our city. The forum will be moderated by Terry MacLeod of CBC Radio and includes mayoral candidates:
Brian Bowman
Paula Havixbeck
Robert-Falcon Ouellette
David Sanders
Gord Steeves
Judy Wasylycia-Leis

View the Manitobans for the Arts Municipal Election Platform
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September 27, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grolle Fine Art, Studio 24 - Fort Garry Place at 81 Garry Street
(204) 691-6112  email  
Cost is $20 a reading

Tarot Reading - part of Culture Days! Enjoy the fabulous art by a variety of local artists and maybe get a glimpse of your future. 

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October 2, Doors: 7:15 pm, Show 8:00 pm
Fort Gibraltar, 866 Rue St. Joseph
$20 Tickets can be purchased at the Folk Festival Music Store and Music Trader in Winnipeg 

Kick off your BreakOut West weekend Voyageur style with a big outdoor party. Western Canadian Music Award winner and indie music darling Dan Mangan will take the stage, along with Vancouver punk duo PinkBrown, and Yes We Mystic. 
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October 3 and 4, 8:00 pm
The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street
$20 gets you in to BOTH NIGHTS - at Folk Festival Music Store and Music Traders
Get ready for one of Canada's best music showcase festivals!

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October 4, 8:00 pm
West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Avenue
Tickets $19.50 Ticketmaster and at the Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store 

The Winnipeg Folk Festival is thrilled to present The Wooden Sky.  Formed as the bedroom project of singer / songwriter / guitarist Gavin Gardiner, Toronto-based country-folk / indie rock collective The Wooden Sky have grown exponentially throughout the years.

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October 4, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Market Square, Winnipeg, 283 Bannatyne Avenue

The Street Store – Winnipeg Free Style event!
The world’s first rent-free, premises-free, free “pop-up clothing store” for the poor, found entirely on the street and curated by volunteers!
We have partnered with Siloam Mission, a Christian humanitarian organization that alleviates hardships and provides opportunities for change for the homeless. 
Siloam Mission’s programs and services are provided free of charge, with dignity and respect, and without discrimination. 
Want to be a drop off location?  Email   No residential buildings please

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October 4, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Chapters St. Vital Centre, Unit 85 - 1225 St. Mary's Road

I recently wrote a book called ‘Decaf Coffee Dates: Stories & Insights from Winnipeg Seniors’.  These people inspire me everyday, and I feel super lucky that I can share their stories with you.  I'm having a book signing and it would be nice to see you. - Larissa Peck 

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Viscount Gort Hotel, 1670 Portage Avenue
October 12 - October 13
Oct 12 at 3:30 pm to Oct 13 at 6:30 pm
For more information call the hotel at 204-775-0451
Why not plan your family’s Thanksgiving gathering at our holiday dinner buffet?
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2014 MS Connect Conference
October 17, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm      Tickets Available
Learn strategies for health and well-being and connect with others living with MS. 
Keynote Speakers: 
Dr. Tania Bruno - The Impact of Rehabilitation on Quality of Life
Pat Kennedy - Turning Challenges into Opportunity
Breakout Sessions: Managing Stress, Self-Management, The Role of Exercise, Travel, Optimizing your Clinical Appointments, and Your Social Support Network.
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November 8, 5:30 pm
Showing Up Cancer Gala
Tickets will cost $75. Tax receipts are available. To purchase a ticket

Guest speaker: AQHA Professional Horseman Tara Reimer 
Keynote speaker: Blue Bombers Alumnus and former CFL Executive Lyle Bauer 
All funds raised will support the Never Alone Foundation and the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, with a portion going to the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation.

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